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CMA today clears the acquisitions of Lincs FM, Celador Radio, UKRD and Wireless local stations

The CMA has today cleared the acquisitions of Lincs FM, Celador Radio, UKRD and Wireless local stations.

Dee Ford CBE, Group Managing Director, Bauer Radio, comments: “This is great news for listeners and for commercial radio, and we are looking forward to welcoming Lincs FM, Celador Radio, UKRD and Wireless to Bauer. Audiences love and trust radio because of its compelling quality content and those stations joining Bauer will benefit from greater digital coverage and better access to national advertising. We are also looking forward to working with the independent stations currently represented by FRS and will be working closely with the CMA to implement the agreed remedy.”

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Cat Martin – Communications Director, Bauer Media Audio
cat.martin@bauermedia.co.uk -  07932 746363